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  • MSNBC Host Mika Loses It on Morning Joe: “This Presidency Is Fake and Failed” (VIDEO)

    03/06/2017 8:28:48 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 84 replies
    GP ^ | 03/06/17 | Jim Hoft
    Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski went off on President Trump on Monday morning.   The far left host told the MSNBC audience she has lost hope and her mind is closed.   Mika: I had hope and an open mind and I have lost hope completely and my mind is closed. This presidency is fake and failed.   Someone get her a tissue.
  • Obama Admits Hillary "Lost Badly" By Failing To "Make An Argument" That Inspired People To "Show Up"

    12/19/2016 6:52:21 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 69 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 12/19/16 | Tyler Durden
    After weeks of pushing the "Russian hacking" narrative, mostly through White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, Obama is finally admitting that Hillary "lost badly" in her presidential bid by failing to make an argument to people in the Midwest that inspired them to "show up." In an "exit interview" with NPR, Obama said that Democrats face "structural problems" with their base clustered in urban areas on the coasts which requires presidential candidates to make their case to swing voters in the Midwest, something he says Hillary failed to do. Per The Hill: Of course, when pressed on whether the electorate...
  • Attempted coup d'etat in Turkey, hundreds dead

    07/16/2016 3:26:14 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 53 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/7/16 | David Rosenberg
    Following a failed coup attempt mounted by Turkey’s military, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reasserted his control over the country. After the botched attempt to overthrow the government which left more than 260 dead, Erdogan has set out to purge the judiciary and military. More than 2,700 judges have been removed and nearly 3,000 soldiers arrested. The Turkish military had announced late Friday night that it had taken over power from the government, declaring that a “peaceful council” had been established “in the name of democratic order.” Army units occupied two key bridges in Istanbul, shutting down traffic in...
  • The Fall of

    05/29/2016 1:54:16 AM PDT · by JSteff · 14 replies
    © 2016 POLITICO LLC ^ | 05/27/16 12:34 AM EDT | By Kelsey Sutton and Peter Sterne
    "How a digital trailblazer and progressive powerhouse lost its way. Read more: Follow us: @politico on Twitter | Politico on Facebook A Facebook page dedicated to celebrating the 20th anniversary of digital media pioneer Salon is functioning as a crowdsourced eulogy. Dozens of Salon alumni have, over the past several months, posted their favorite stories from and memories of the once-beloved liberal news site described as a “left-coast, interactive version of The New Yorker,” a progressive powerhouse that over the years has covered politics with a refreshing aggressiveness, in a context that left plenty of room for provocative personal...
  • GOP Elites Blow $65 Million on Jeb Bush and His Failed Campaign

    01/19/2016 11:35:51 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 01/19/16 | Jim Hoft
    GOP elites have blown $65 million on Jeb Bush so far this campaign cycle and have another $30 million to blow on his failed campaign. Roll Call reported: The spectacular bust of Jeb Bush's campaign for president so far is as much a story about Bush himself as it is about the failure of Right to Rise, the shock-and-awe super PAC that was supposed to launch him into the lead and keep him there. Right to Rise raised $103 million in 2015 and has spent more than $65 million so far. But nine months after he got into the race,...
  • George H.W. Bush Settles Old Scores With Cheney and Rumsfeld

    11/05/2015 6:58:58 PM PST · by lbryce · 51 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | November 5, 2015 | David Graham
    One of the benefits of being 91 is you don’t have to hold back anymore—you can say what you want. And in a new biography, former President George H.W. Bush tells Jon Meacham just what he thinks about Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld’s work in his son’s administration, as reported by Fox News and The New York Times. “He just became very hard-line and very different from the Dick Cheney I knew and worked with,” the elder Bush said of the man who served as his secretary of defense. “Just iron-ass. His seeming knuckling under to the real hard-charging guys...
  • State suspends Lathrup Village abortion clinic license after failed health inspection

    02/02/2015 8:55:35 AM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies ^ | January 29, 2015 | Kayla Dimick
    LATHRUP VILLAGE — According to the Michigan Attorney General’s Office, the state has suspended the license of a local clinic where abortions are performed after authorities discovered several health code violations. On Nov. 21, Women’s Center of Southfield, located at 28505 Southfield Road in Lathrup Village, had its surgical outpatient facility license suspended for violating seven health codes, according to state officials. According to a document sent to the facility by the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the center failed to maintain a sterile facility and inform a patient of risks, consent or complications of a procedure. Workers allegedly...
  • Raqqa: US Special Forces Carried Out Failed Rescue Missions to Save Jordanian Pilot

    01/02/2015 9:17:05 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 21 replies
    IBT ^ | 1-2-2015 | Johnlee Varghese
    US Special Forces reportedly carried out a failed rescue mission in Raqqa to save the captured Jordanian pilot held prisoner by Islamic State (ISIS) militants. The operation is believed to have taken place on 1 January. US Special Forces were attempting to rescue Muadh al-Kasasbeh, the Jordanian pilot who ended up in the hands of ISIS after his F-16 crashed in Raqqa on 24 December. The operation failed after US forces came under heavy fire from the ISIS. The rescue mission was confirmed by local activists,who claimed that on the day of the operation, the coalition carried out over 13...
  • Mitt Romney: Republicans Should 'Swallow Hard,' Pass 'Permanent' Amnesty Bill

    11/27/2014 6:42:56 AM PST · by Cheerio · 423 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Nov 2014 | Tony Lee
    Former Massachusetts Governor and failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney believes Republicans should "swallow hard" and pass a permanent amnesty bill in the wake of President Barack Obama's executive amnesty that even Romney conceded would encourage more illegal immigrants to enter the country.
  • Colorado Personhood Amendment 67 Fails a Third Time by Lopsided Margin

    11/05/2014 12:43:41 AM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | 11/4/14 | Steven Ertelt
    A personhoood amendment failed by a lopsided margin for a third time in Colorado, despite efforts by backers of the amendment to change the language and approach of the amendment in an effort to gain additional support. Despite the language changes, the latest version of the Colorado personhood amendment would not have stopped abortions or protected pregnant women and their unborn children from violence because it would have been overturned in court even if approved. Colorado voters defeated Amendment 67, or the Brady Amendment, by a vote of 64-36%, with 69% percent reporting. colorado5In 2008, a wave Democratic election year...
  • The shiny object election (Obama and Dems just can't catch a break...)

    10/26/2014 5:35:36 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 26, 2014 | Justin Sink
    The short-attention span generation has birthed the shiny-object election. The theme of the 2014 midterms — to whatever extent one is discernable — has been an explosion of one crisis after another, each of which demands an enormous amount of media attention before fading for the next one. From the Secret Service to ISIS, Ebola to immigration, mistreated veterans to Ferguson and race relations, candidates and the president have been forced to react to the controversy du jour. Strategists and experts say the result has been bad news for Democrats, who have had a tougher time underscoring their preferred campaign...
  • California Democrat: 'The disgusting, do-nothing Congress forced Obama's hand' on immigration

    09/08/2014 1:26:57 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 7, 2014 | David M. Drucker
    Rep. Tony Cardenas on Sunday defended President Obama against charges that he betrayed Hispanic voters when he decided to delay executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections. Cardenas, a California Democrat, conceded that Hispanics were frustrated with Obama and disappointed with his decision. But the congressman blamed House Republicans, who have blocked consideration of a bipartisan immigration reform bill that passed the Senate last year, for “forcing” Obama into the position of having to take potentially unpopular unilateral action to legalize a portion of the 11 million illegal immigrants currently residing in the U.S.
  • 12 ways the US administration has failed its ally Israel

    06/09/2014 9:09:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 6/3/14 | David Horovitz
    Mere hours after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a government backed by the Islamic extremist Hamas group, the US State Department legitimized the arrangement, declaring that it would work with the new government because it “does not include members affiliated with Hamas.” What was saddest about Washington’s insistence on accepting Abbas’s paper-thin veneer over his government’s new nature — his “technocrat” ministers were all approved by Hamas — is that it represents only the Obama administration’s latest abrogation of leadership, logic and leverage at Israel’s expense. Rather than rushing to embrace a Palestinian government in which an unreformed...
  • This is the least defective ink stamp you'll ever find...

    03/24/2014 3:12:25 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-24-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • Bitcoin Bank Run, Take 2

    02/11/2014 4:32:38 PM PST · by BfloGuy · 17 replies
    Mises Economics Blog ^ | 2/11/14 | David Howden
    Enough people were upset with my previous post claiming that Mt. Gox is suffering a bitcoin bank run because it is holding only a fractional bitcoin reserve that it caused me to think twice about the claim.I could have been wrong, but I doubt it.Actually, the backlash was strong enough that it made me think that perhaps I was using some common terms in strange ways. I referred to Mt. Gox as a bank, which is a stretch by some definitions, but it definitely stores bitcoin for clients and as such, acts as a custodian.Maybe it was the term “bank...
  • contract: Politics not a factor, but neither were firm’s ties to failed projects

    12/23/2013 7:58:05 AM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/22/13 | Jerry Markon, Alice Crites
    CGI Federal, the company responsible for building the problem-plagued Web site for the Affordable Care Act, won the job because of what federal officials deemed a “technically superior” proposal, according to government documents and people familiar with the decision. Not considered in the 2011 selection process was the history of numerous executives at CGI Federal, who had come from another company that had mishandled at least 20 other government ­information technology projects more than a decade ago. But federal officials were not required to examine that long-term track record, which included a highly publicized failure to automate retirement benefits for...
  • Pentagon: China Failed to Consult Before Imposing Air Defense Zone

    12/04/2013 6:31:21 PM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 12/4/13 | Bill Gertz
    China’s military imposed a destabilizing air defense zone over the East China Sea without consulting the United States, and top Pentagon leaders said Wednesday there have been no contacts with their Chinese counterparts since the zone was set up Nov. 23. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said at a press conference at the Pentagon that the Chinese air zone is destabilizing the region. However, both leaders declined to urge China to roll back the air defense identification zone, or ADIZ, as Japan’s government has demanded of the Chinese. The lack...
  • (Exempt) Obama, Staff Still Don't Know Why Rollout Failed

    11/17/2013 7:45:56 AM PST · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 11/16/13 | Andrea Billups
    **SNIP** The lack of credible responsibility continues to stagger as Democrats in Congress, which the president has repeatedly misread, pull away from him in fear of hot constituent backlash and looming 2014 midterm elections. But many inside the Beltway and elsewhere seem shocked as Americans must deal with the ramifications of a health policy that its own government created, but now can't manage. It's no longer Republicans who are using the word "lied" when referring to the president's healthcare debacle. "Had I been informed (about the website), I wouldn't be going out saying, 'Boy, this is going to be...
  • Lawmakers: Sebelius failed at government website projects prior to serving in Obama administration

    10/23/2013 10:13:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/23/13 | Patrick Howley
    Obama administration Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ failure at designing websites to provide government services began during her term as governor of Kansas, long before the Obamacare website debacle, Kansas political insiders told The Daily Caller. Sebelius oversaw numerous costly and disastrous government website projects during her six-year governorship (2003-2009), including a failed update of the Department of Labor’s program to provide unemployment pay and other services and similar updates pertaining to the Department of Administration and the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) services. The Department of Labor’s overhaul of its computer programs was a notable boondoggle,...
  • Now Trending on Twitter: #FailedObamacareSlogans

    10/23/2013 5:43:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/23 | Tweets
    Ah, the Tweets on Twitter are at it again. Obama's used car salesman/Sham Wow guy speech in the Rose Garden brings out the best in some folks. Now it is: #FailedObamacareSlogans Here is a little of what is being posted: #FailedObamacareSlogans Now with more surge Join us! Folks everywhere are signing up fast and furious. The Best Healthcare a Community Organizer Can Provide Today Socialism, Tomorrow Communism. If you like your huge government, you can keep it. Free rectal exams courtesy of the #IRS I just spent an extra 15% on my health insurance by switching to Obamacare Spending just...